The Round Rock Fire Department is committed to providing training opportunities for its officers and to protecting their health and safety. The Training Divisionís primary duties are:
Each firefighter receives about 240 hours of training each year. This training comes in the form of classroom discussion, reading articles, videos, and drills and covers topics such as search and rescue, ropes and knots, high rise operations, ladder training, officer development, and much more.
In addition to providing or assisting with training, the Training Division also maintains the training records for review by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the Insurance Service Office.
Health & Safety
The Training Division also serves as the department Safety Officers. These duties include responding to major emergencies that may require a designated safety officer, responding to firefighter line of duty injuries, assuring that each firefighter receives required immunizations and scheduling annual physical exams provided by a designated Occupational Health Physician.
If you have any questions in regards to firefighter/EMT training, certifications, transferring certifications from out of state, or health and safety, feel free to contact Battalion Chief Lewis King with the Training Division.